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October 30, 2020

Where former Kentucky players stand among ESPN’s updated top 100 NBA Draft prospects

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm October 30, 2020 10/30/20

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The 2020 NBA Draft is less than three weeks away, although it’ll take place roughly six months later than it has in the past. Even if the hype has been dimmed by the clutter of COVID-19 and all major sports playing at the same time, the Draft is still relevant to the Big Blue Nation.…

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Which Kentucky Basketball player will be the team’s MVP for the upcoming season?

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm October 30, 2020 10/30/20

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Thanks to the recent eligibility clearance for Wake Forest transfer Olivier Sarr, the 2020-21 Kentucky Wildcats are loaded with top-tier talent from top to bottom. Six incoming freshmen (seven if you count redshirt freshman Dontaie Allen), highlighted by two lottery-hopeful NBA Draft picks in B.J. Boston and Terrence Clarke, are joined by returning sophomore Keion…

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Tyrese Maxey shines during Klutch Sports Pro Day

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm October 30, 2020 10/30/20

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Any exposure is good exposure, right? In Tyrese Maxey’s situation, it most certainly. The former Kentucky Wildcat and NBA Draft lottery hopeful made his return to national television on Thursday night when he participated in a Pro Day event organized by his agent, Rich Paul of Klutch Sports. The hour-long ESPN2 production put on display the…

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Saturday’s Brunch Menu at KSBar (Opening early for UK-UGA noon kick!)

Drew Franklin 7:30pm October 30, 2020 10/30/20

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You’re looking at the brunch menu for Saturday morning’s pregame fun at KSBar and Grille in Lexington. We are opening KSBar’s doors early to feed fans headed to Kroger Field for the Cats and Dawgs, or for anyone hungry for breakfast at a sports bar. It’s a noon kickoff, ya know. The party begins at…

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What we learned from Matthew Mitchell’s 2020-21 preseason press conference

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm October 30, 2020 10/30/20

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It’s been Media Week here at the University of Kentucky over the last several days and Women’s Basketball head coach Matthew Mitchell took the virtual stage on Thursday. We haven’t heard from him in a while, so he had plenty to talk about as he continues to prepare himself for a 14th season in Lexington.…

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Your full Week 9 college football viewing guide

Aaron Torres 6:30pm October 30, 2020 10/30/20

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It may have taken until Halloween weekend, but thankfully, it’s finally starting to feel like college football season again. That’s right, after the ACC, Big 12 and SEC started things off back in September, the Big Ten officially joined the party last weekend, and despite a few hiccups (mainly in Madison, Wisconsin) it appears as…

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Kentucky Football’s Record on Halloween

Nick Roush 6:00pm October 30, 2020 10/30/20

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This year the Julian and lunar calendar align to create an extra spooky Halloween. In 2020 All Hallow’s Eve will be lit by a full moon, a blue moon in fact, a rare lunar event notating the second full moon in one calendar month. It’s also on a Saturday night, the ideal day for trick-or-treaters,…

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Obi Toppin helped Jacob Toppin prep for his first UK media session

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm October 30, 2020 10/30/20

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Jacob Toppin is used to being asked about his brother. Last year, Obi Toppin was consensus National Player of the Year after a breakout sophomore season at Dayton and is projected to be a top five pick in next month’s NBA Draft. When Jacob decided to transfer to Kentucky from Rhode Island back in April,…

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Kentucky will wear Blue and White vs. Georgia

Nick Roush 4:15pm October 30, 2020 10/30/20

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The last time the Kentucky Wildcats played a home football game on Halloween, they blacked out their uniforms for the occasion. This week UK is sticking to a traditional look. When the ball is kicked off at Kroger Field on the SEC Network at noon, UK will be wearing blue jerseys, blue lids and white…

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REMINDER: Daimion Collins Decides Tomorrow Night (and he has really, really long arms)

Nick Roush 3:30pm October 30, 2020 10/30/20

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One of the best big men in America could soon be a part of the Big Blue Nation. Daimion Collins, a five-star prospect ranked as the nation’s No. 5 power forward, will choose between Kentucky, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas Tech and Texas at 6 pm ET Saturday. At this point in the process, it would be…

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September 5, 2013

17,000 tickets sold so far for the Alumni Game

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:45am September 5, 2013 9/5/13

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Our ace reporter Ryan Lemond is currently in Lexington interviewing John Calipari and the players, and although most of that information is embargoed until October 1st, Cal gave him a news bit to share with the masses. According to Calipari, 17,000 tickets have been sold so far for the Alumni Game on Monday night, and…

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Remembering Cawood

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00am September 5, 2013 9/5/13

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Twelve years ago, the Big Blue Nation lost its voice. Cawood Ledford passed away on this day back in 2001 after a year-long battle with cancer. Cawood was the “Voice of the Wildcats” for nearly four decades, retiring after the 1991-1992 season, with his last UK broadcast being the classic (and tragic) Duke/UK game in…

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Richie Farmer reaches plea deal, could spend up to two years in prison

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:15am September 5, 2013 9/5/13

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WUKY is reporting that Richie Farmer has reached a plea deal with prosecutors in his government corruption case that will put him in prison for up to two years. His attorney filed a motion for a change of plea this morning, which means he’s agreed to resolve all pending and potential criminal and ethics charges…

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Kenny Walker dishes on the Cats (Thursday Show Thread)

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:55am September 5, 2013 9/5/13

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Good morning and welcome to the Thursday edition of Kentucky Sports Radio, which will be live from New York City for the last time (at least in the foreseeable future). Matt and Drew are enjoying their last day covering the US Open for Tennis Channel before heading back to their old Kentucky home. Last night,…

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BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: 8 Rules for a Good UK Football Program

Bryan the Intern 9:00am September 5, 2013 9/5/13

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I remember back in the beginning of the Joker Phillips era, I put a post on KSR talking about the ways that Kentucky football can be successful both on the field and with the fanbase.  I came up with 8 rules and was looking at them again.  And amazingly, I feel like these 8 are…

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September 4, 2013

Flushing Chinatown’s Thursday News and Views

Drew Franklin 11:00pm September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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After taking in a full day of US Open tennis in Queens on Sunday, Matt and I decided to take the 7-train the opposite direction from our hotel in Manhattan, all the way out to the last stop on the track, Flushing-Main Street. What we found was something so bizarre I can’t put it into…

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This Jabari Parker video is… something.

Andrew McCarthy 9:30pm September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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And so it begins. To be honest, I never really had a problem with Jabari Parker. He’s a good player, seems like a nice enough kid, and it’s not like it’s his fault that Sports Illustrated called him the best high school basketball since LeBron. But he’s at Duke now. And that is his fault.…

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Ryan Lemond needs your help

Drew Franklin 9:00pm September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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Ryan needs a lot of help, actually, but he can use all of you on this one. Tomorrow he will spend eight minutes with all 17 members of the 2013-14 Kentucky Wildcats basketball team, interviewing them about the upcoming season and whatever else comes up along the way. Ryan is a former Lexington sports anchor…

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Offense is Looking to Turn it Around With a New QB

Nick Roush 8:00pm September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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After an intense Tuesday practice bouncing back after a loss, the team has “a calmer attitude about us” with a lot more emphasis on fundamentals after resorting back to bad habits during Saturday’s game. Part of that could be attributed to the solidified depth chart that no longer contains any OR’s. It could be a…

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Get Your Tickets Now

Matt Jones 7:30pm September 4, 2013 9/4/13

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There are tickets still for sale for all UK home football games, but for at least one you better act quickly. The UK vs Alabama game is down to 2500 tickets left, which is both good news (full stadium) and bad news (a lot will be Bama fans). So if you want to go to…

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